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IPTA News

More than 23 million rides are provided annually by Iowa's transit systems. Public transit service is provided in every county in Iowa. Iowa transit systems rely on state and federal transit assistance to make rides available and affordable for Iowans. Local support such as tax revenue, fares, and donations provide a large share of agencies' operating budgets.


DART governance plan could have overtones for other regional issues

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

By Kent Darr (http://www.businessrecord.com/Content/Default/Contact-Us/Article/Kent-Darr/179/854/54390) | Senior Staff Writer, Bus ..

Transportation symposium: Ideas for regional collaboration discussed

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Carl Lingen, IPTA Executive Director, was selected as one of the panelists for The Gazette (http://www.thegazette.com/) Iowa Ideas for R ..

Iowa City Chosen as 1 of 10 Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds to Encourage Testing of New Technologies

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

View the full article here (https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/dot1717) from U.S. Department of Transportation. WASH ..

Three Iowa Area Organizations Receive Retired DART RideShare Vans

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Three area non-profit organizations received retired RideShare vans through the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority's (DART) van  ..

MetroLINK: A Community Partner

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

View the full article here (http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/12296569/metrolink-a-community-partner) from Mass Transit Magazine.  ..

DART brings in reinforcements in expansion debate

Thursday, January 26, 2017

By Perry Beeman | Senior Staff Writer The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority has asked key business and government groups ..

"DART Forward" at ICREA meeting

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Elizabeth Presutti, CEO of the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority, will present the preliminary DART Forward 2035 plan for an ex ..

CitiBus Introduces New Fareboxes

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

DAVENPORT, Iowa The CitiBus transit system in Davenport introduced a new farebox on all their units Monday. http ..

Iowa Public Transit Association Crowns State's Top Bus Drivers

Thursday, July 02, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - July 2, 2015 - Two men earned the prestigious designation of Iowa's top bus drivers by out-performing the field of 32 ..

News Release: IPTA Named Top Transportation Agency in the Nation

Thursday, June 18, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - June 18, 2015 - The Iowa Public Transit Association (IPTA) was recently awarded the 2015 State Leadership Award by th ..